Barnardo’s combats child sexual exploitation with help from People’s Postcode Lottery

Players of People’s Postcode Lottery have raised more than half a billion pounds for good causes helping charities like Barnardo’s provide vital services. The children’s charity has received over £3million in funding thanks to players of the lottery since 2018. This has allowed them to support thousands of children and young people throughout England, Wales and Scotland transition out of care, increase their mental health resilience and recover from child sexual abuse. One of the projects People’s Postcode Lottery has helped fund is RISE (Reducing the Impact of Sexual Exploitation)…

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Take on a January challenge in support of Barnardo’s

TV Personality and entrepreneur Calum Best is encouraging people to kick start the New Year with a new challenge as he trains to climb to the top of London’s iconic ‘Cheesegrater’ in support of Barnardo’s. Calum, who is about to star in “Celebrity Ex on the Beach”, will leap into action alongside other brave participants on Saturday 29 February to climb all 1,250 steps of the building as part of the charity’s Urban Summit challenge. Participants will push themselves to the limit  by pledging to climb the skyscraper, known officially…

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1 in 5 people feel too guilty to give unwanted Christmas gifts to charity shops, survey reveals

While Santa will be bringing many children the presents they’ve been dreaming of this Christmas, just under half (47%) of adults say they have received gifts they don’t want and will never use, according to a new survey by Barnardo’s. The survey also revealed that the majority of these gifts are left gathering dust, with more than a third of UK adults (36 per cent) saying they put these gifts in a cupboard and never use them. One in ten (11%) people who didn’t donate their gift to charity claimed…

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Barnardo’s Launches New ‘Kidsmas’ Festive Fundraising Campaign

Children’s charity Barnardo’s has unveiled its exciting new ‘Kidsmas’ campaign to raise money for vulnerable children across the UK this festive season. The charity is inviting people to host Kidsmas Parties at home, school, work and with their local community groups. Anyone can sign up for a free Kidsmas Party pack which includes party games and fun fundraising ideas. The campaign’s mascot is the Kidsmas Snowman which represents  children and families coming together to build snowmen at Christmas – in the same way Barnardo’s wants people to come together to…

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Hollywood Bowl Group Announce First National Charity Partnership With Barnardo’s

Hollywood Bowl Group and Barnardo’s are pleased to announce a new national partnership aimed at improving the lives of vulnerable children, young people and families. This will be the first partnership of its kind for Hollywood Bowl Group, which is the largest bowling entertainment operator in the UK.   Through a combination of activities ranging from fundraising to volunteering, Hollywood Bowl Group hopes to support crucial services in local communities across the country.  Barnardo’s Chief Executive Javed Khan said: “We’re delighted that Hollywood Bowl Group has chosen Barnardo’s as their first…

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